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Luksan Leads Braves at the Illini Open

With just one week until the 2017 Missouri Valley Conference Championship, the Bradley cross country teams wrapped up the regular season at the Illini Open on Friday. Courtesy Braves Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Jennifer Luksan-Dowling-Bradley ©Braves Athletics The BU women’s team finished second of five teams in the field, finishing just behind Purdue. Senior Jennifer Luksan […]

Prescott Leads Gophers at Jack’s Twilight Run

Elyse Prescott led the Golden Gophers and finished as the overall runner-up as the University of Minnesota women’s cross country team hosted the 10th annual running of Jack’s Twilight Run at Les Bolstad Course Friday evening. Courtesy Golden Gophers Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Elyse Prescott-Urbandale-Minnesota  ©Golden Gopher Athletics   Twenty-two Gophers raced, and 19 recorded […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast For October 17, 2017: U. of Dubuque Asst. Coach Rich Maleniak

On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with, newly hired assistant track and cross country coach for the University of Dubuque, Rich Maleniak.  We talk with Coach Maleniak about his hopes in building the Spartans program for both track and cross country. Feature photo: U. Dubuque Mens and Women’s XC Team 2017 ©Spartans […]

Storm Runs Well at La Crosse

Men Ian McKenzie finished in the top-25 to lead the Simpson men’s cross country team to a 12th-place finish at the Jim Drews/Tori Neubauer Invitational Saturday. Courtesy Storm Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Simpson Women’s XC ©Jim Kirby 2017 The Storm scored 276 points — four points behind the tenth-ranked team in the region, Central — with […]

Fairley Leads Dutch at La Crosse

Men Central College senior Mark Fairley (Dubuque) finished sixth at the Wis.- La Crosse Jim Drews Invitational Saturday afternoon. Courtesy Dutch Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Mark Fairley-Dubuque-Central ©Dutch Athletics-Dan L. Vander Beek-2017 The senior finished the 8,000-meter race in a season-best 25 minutes, 22 seconds. Fairley was 46 seconds behind Iowa Central Community College’s Karim Achengli, […]

Iowans Lead Coyotes to Victory at Bradley

South Dakota junior Megan Billingtonled the Coyotes to a women’s team victory at the Bradley Pink Classic on Friday at Newman Golf Course.   Courtesy Coyotes Athletics, click here!  Feature photo: S. Dakota Women’s XC 2017 ©Coyotes Athletics South Dakota’s women captured the meet title with a score of 105 points. It marks the first time […]

7 Top Ten Finishers For Panthers at the Bradley Pink

Led by seven top-25 finishes on Friday, Northern Iowa cross country wrapped up a successful Bradley Pink Classic to conclude the 2017 regular season. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here!  Feature photo: UNI Women’s XC 2016 @Panther’s Athletics “I’m proud of how our ladies finished today and happy with the effort on our men’s side,” head […]

Iowans Kepler and Moreno Represent Utes at Nuttycombe

Led by a second-place finish by Grayson Murphy, the 22nd-ranked Utah cross country team finished in 16th place at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational on Friday morning. Courtesy Utes Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Kyle Kepler–Utah ©Jim Kirby   “Unbelievable performance by Grayson Murphy as she took second overall,” head coach Kyle Kepler said. “She was up with […]

Top 5 Finish For Boise St’s Holdiman-McDonald at Nuttycombe

Entering the race as the seventh-highest ranked team in the field, the No. 13 Boise State women’s cross country team excelled with a fourth-place (233 points) finish at the Wisconsin Nuttycombe Invitational, Friday. Courtesy Broncos Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Anna Holdiman-McDonald-Waverly Shellrock-Boise St ©Jim Kirby Allie Ostrander led the Broncos in ninth place, moving through the […]

Mizzou’s Thomas Shines at Bradley

Redshirt senior Sheldon Keence (St. Charles, Mo.) and redshirt sophomore Sophia Racette (St. Louis, Mo.) paced the Tigers on Friday at the Bradley Classic. The meet was the first of two this weekend for the Tigers, who will have its top runners compete at the Pre-National Invitational tomorrow. Courtesy Mizzou Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Hannah Thomas-Dowling-Mizzou ©Jim […]